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I called you, daughter, because Gus withstood me out and out about Heaven doth with us as we 132 with torches do.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Stuart withstood the surprise attack very well and did not retreat in a panic, as might have been expected.
He was, however, so scientifically and securely built, that he withstood all the rough usage he received.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
A fragment of wall, that had withstood the ravages made by the war in the adjoining fences of wood, fortunately crossed his path.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
The Engagement then grew desperate, for they on either Side fired in amain, whilst we withstood their Force.
He possessed a brave soul, and had withstood every oppression, since being made prisoner, with astonishing fortitude.
Villa Rubein withstood the influence of the day, and wore its usual look of rest and isolation.
Aquileia received and withstood the first shock of the invasion.
One wing showed the effect of weathering, but it was an all-metal Roamer of the latest model and it had withstood the ordeal well.
Gregory was a younger man than Tomlinson and had withstood their recent physical discomforts much better.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS

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